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World focus on Burma (24 August 2008)

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MYANMAR: Dengue fever still a risk in cyclone-hit south YANGON, 24 August 2008 (IRIN) – Health experts have credited effective interventions for preventing an increase in dengue fever in Myanmar’s cyclone-hit south, but warn that risks remain……

Suu Kyi’s party says UN Myanmar visit was a ‘waste of time’

YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar’s opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday labeled a recent visit by a UN envoy “a waste of time” as the ruling junta …

UN Burma envoy ‘wasted his time’ BBC –

Burma’s opposition says visit by UN envoy a waste of time Radio Australia, Australia –

Suu Kyi’s party: UN envoy to Myanmar wasting time

International Herald Tribune, France –

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been in a political deadlock since 1990, when Suu Kyi’s party overwhelmingly won general elections but was not allowed to …

Collateral Damage in Burma Feared Due to US Ban on Gemstones

Israel Diamond Portal, Israel –

… and international associations opposed to the violent repression of individuals, human rights and pro-democracy movements in Myanmar (formerly Burma). …

Myanmar stresses continued implementation of 7-step roadmap

Xinhua, China –

24 (Xinhua) — Myanmar Minister of Information Brigadier-General Kyaw Hsan has stressed that the government will continue the implementation of its …

UN envoy meets with Myanmar opposition

CNN International –

(CNN) — UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari wrapped up a six-day visit to Myanmar Saturday, where he met with the ruling military junta and the party of detained …

Myanmar gems lure buyers despite ban

Chicago Tribune, United States –

Exiled Myanmar pro-democracy activists hailed the new US measure. “This legislation sends a strong signal to Burma’s military regime that the United States …

Looking For An Asean Identity

Sin Chew Jit Poh, Malaysia –

If there is one thing that is within comprehension of ordinary Asean citizens, it would be the visa-free travel within member countries, except Burma. …

Eight other heroes of Gordon Brown

Scotland on Sunday, UK –

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains under house arrest and has won the Nobel Peace Prize for her non-violent struggle against the country’s …

John McCain’s Secretive Plan to “Kill the UN”

Huffington Post, NY –

For example, the UN is routinely blamed for not intervening in Burma or Zimbabwe or Georgia — but the UN has no army of its own; it is only as good as its …

Don’t heed these cries of ‘colonialist’, UK –

And within the EU, at the UN, before any forum that would listen, Portugal kept the plight of East Timor on the agenda. Indonesian officials and diplomats …

Shooting Star

The Times, South Africa –

… couldn’t just go and attack a bunch of bunkered generals, spaced out on astrology, and rescue the beautiful Nobel peace prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi. …


BANGKOK (AFP) — Myanmar’s detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi refused to meet with visiting UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari, state television said Saturday, …

Hell on earth – the typical holiday

Times Online, UK –

You have a higher chance of having “fun” helping cyclone victims in Burma than taking a flight to Barcelona with the specific aim of living it up. …

Bowes bows out

BCLocalNews, Canada –

DPCS has a large number of Koren students from Myanmar (Burma) attending the school and Bowes spent many personal hours of action research with five of the …

Gambari winds up Burma visit without meeting Aung San Suu Kyi, India –

UN Special Envoy to Burma Ibrahim Gambari on Saturday wind-up his visit to the country without meeting junta chief Than Shwe and detained opposition leader …

Suu Kyi ‘refuses’ to meet UN envoy Gulf Daily News, Bahrain –

‘Suu Kyi refused to meet Gambari’ The News – International, Pakistan –

UN envoy ends Myanmar trip, couldn’t meet Suu Kyi SINDH TODAY, Pakistan –

Suu Kyi rejects Burma UN envoy meet Irish Independent, Ireland –

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 24, 2008 at 2:16 am

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